The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 39 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 32 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.13% 4.83% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 10.49% 12.96% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 10
Average daily rate
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£305 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £174 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £458 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 - £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 - £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
305 301 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.41% 37.30% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 179 98
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 15
Average hourly rate £13.73 £11.05 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -26.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.53 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 22 £280 -25.33% 13
West Wales +13 5 £460 +15.00%
North Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (45.16%) Citrix
4 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (32.26%) Linux
7 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (17.74%) DNS
9 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
10 10 (16.13%) Cisco
10 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
10 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) Puppet
10 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
11 9 (14.52%) MCP
12 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (12.90%) DevOps
13 7 (11.29%) XenApp
13 7 (11.29%) nginx
13 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (11.29%) vSphere
13 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (11.29%) Clustering
13 7 (11.29%) Finance
13 7 (11.29%) Windows XP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) nginx
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Jetty
5 2 (3.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) Liferay
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.61%) Office 365
5 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 7 (11.29%) DHCP
3 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) HTTP
4 4 (6.45%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) FTP
6 2 (3.23%) IPv4
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.61%) Redis
2 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.84%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Consultant
2 7 (11.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Wintel Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Change Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Servlets
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (1.61%) LAMP
2 1 (1.61%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.84%) AS400
4 3 (4.84%) DTV
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (32.26%) Linux
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.84%) OS/400
10 2 (3.23%) AIX
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.23%) Fedora
10 2 (3.23%) CentOS
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (12.90%) DevOps
2 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.06%) Scrum
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Use Case
5 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Requirements Management
5 3 (4.84%) SysML
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.84%) UML
5 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Software Delivery
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.45%) Python
3 4 (6.45%) Ruby
3 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (14.52%) MCP
4 6 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.61%) CCENT
7 1 (1.61%) VCP5
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
1 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
3 7 (11.29%) XenApp
3 7 (11.29%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Terminal Services
5 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.23%) Firmware
6 2 (3.23%) vCloud
6 2 (3.23%) Xen
7 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.61%) Salt
6 1 (1.61%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Citrix
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.06%) McAfee
6 3 (4.84%) Google
6 3 (4.84%) Symantec
6 3 (4.84%) Sophos
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 3 (4.84%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.61%) ESRI
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) BMC
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Novell
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